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John Adams Library copy bound with numerous other items, all separately cataloged. Spine title: Pamphlets. Inscribed on t.p: "Adams Library."
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Topics: Political science, Monarchy, United States -- Politics and government 1775-1783
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by Suidas (Lexicographer); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Portus, Aemilius, 1550-1614 or 15; Kuster, Ludolf, 1670-1716; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Greek and Latin in parallel columns. John Adams library copy contains signature on half title page, v. 1: "John Adams Paris Sept. 18. 1784"; signatures removed from v. 2-3.
Topic: Greek language -- Latin
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Robison, John, 1739-1805; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed on first leaf: "Jeremy Belknap 1798 from Mrs. A. Adams."
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Topics: Freemasonry, Illuminati
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Colson, John, 1680-1760; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy: significant annotations in Adams's hand. An unfinished posthumous work, first published in the Latin original in v. 1 of the Opera omnia (Londini, J. Nichols, 1779-85) under title: Artis analyticae specimina, vel Geometria analytica. Another translation, without Colson's commentary, appeared London, 1737 as A treatise on the method of fluxions and infinite series.
Topics: Mathematics, Calculus
John Adams Library copy inscribed on inside back cover: hand drawing of ship. Inscribed on inside front cover: "L6 -J/D." Inscribed on first leaf: "In page 751 mention is made of the river St. Croix..." John Adams's signature on title page: "J. Adams."
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Topics: Religions -- History, Religions, Geography, Geography -- History 17th century, Voyages and travels...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Guicciardini, Francesco, 1483-1540; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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"The life of Francesco Guicciardini, taken chiefly from Signior Domenico Manni of Florence": v. 1, p. i-xxxii
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Plato; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598, ed; Serres, Jean de, 1540?-1598, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner
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John Adams's signature on title page, v.1 : "John Adams." Signature on first leaf, v. 1: "John Quincy Adams." Inscribed on half t.p., v. 2: "Perrim."
Topic: Plato
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Tufts, Cotton, 1732-1815, former owner
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John Adams's signature on second t.p.: "John Adams." Inscribed on t.p.: "Cotton Tufts" and "Saint Shepard 1706." Book I. Antiquities.--book II. Ecclesiarum clypei.--book III. Polybius.--book IV. Sal gentium.--book V. Acts and monuments.--book VI. Thaumaturgus.--book VII. Ecclesiarum prælia.
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Topics: Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728, New England -- Church history, New England -- Biography, New England --...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Suidas (Lexicographer); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Portus, Aemilius, 1550-1614 or 15; Kuster, Ludolf, 1670-1716; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Greek and Latin in parallel columns. John Adams library copy contains signature on half title page, v. 1: "John Adams Paris Sept. 18. 1784"; signatures removed from v. 2-3.
Topic: Greek language -- Latin
T.p. printed in red and black
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French, French language, Latin language
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Bryant, Jacob, 1715-1804; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy contains significant annotations in Adams's hand. Transcriptions of handwritten annotations available from Boston Public Library, Rare Books & Manuscripts Department.
Topics: Mythology, History, Ancient
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Plato; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598, ed; Serres, Jean de, 1540?-1598, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner
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John Adams's signature on title page, v.1 : "John Adams." Signature on first leaf, v. 1: "John Quincy Adams." Inscribed on half t.p., v. 2: "Perrim."
Topic: Plato
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804; Johnson, Joseph, 1738-1809, publisher; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Vol. 1-2 published as second edition; vol. 3 (dated 1777) lacks edition statement
Topics: Chemistry, Air
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Cartwright, Thomas, 1535-1603; Polyander à Kerckhoven, Johannes, 1568-1646; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library) BRL
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Includes index
Topic: Bible
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Nugent, Thomas, 1700?-1772; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Includes half t.p
Topics: French language--Dictionaries--English, English language--Dictionaries--French
John Adams Library copy bound with numerous other items, all separately cataloged. Inscribed on first leaf, recto: "Thomas Prince his book." Contains significant annotations in Prince's hand. John Adams's signature on title page, recto: "John Adams." Inscribed on title page, verso: "At a court of commissioners for settling, adjuting, and determining the boundary of the colony of Rhode Island eastward towards the province of the Massachusetts Bay. This Book was produced...
Topics: Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony), Massachusetts -- History New Plymouth, 1620-1691
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731; Richardson, Samuel, 1689-1761; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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First edition published in 3 vols., 1724-27
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Signatures: A***²B-VX²Y1 2A-3Z*3A-*3P*3Q²4A-5T
Topics: Willard, Samuel, 1640-1707, Willard, Samuel, 1640-1707, Westminster Assembly (1643-1652),...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Shaw, Thomas, 1694-1751; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy includes separate 3.5" x 4.5" card inscribed with poem [not in Adams's hand] inserted at p. 344, which has been removed and stored separately.
Topics: Geography, Ancient, Natural history -- Africa, North, Middle East -- Description and travel, Middle...
T.p. printed in red and black
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French, French language, Latin language
Engraved frontispiece half t.p
Topics: Heraldry, Heraldry
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by James, Edwin, 1797-1861, comp; Long, Stephen Harriman, 1784-1864; Say, Thomas, 1787-1834; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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John Adams Library appears to be missing atlas dated 1822
Topics: Indians of North America, Discoveries in geography, Indians of North America
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Actual place of publication from Barbier, A.A. Ouvrages anonymes
Topics: Ethics, Aesthetics
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March - September, 1818.
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Ramsay, David, 1749-1815; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Aitken, Robert, 1735-1802, printer; Aitken, Robert, 1767-1823, printer
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Sabin
Topics: United States History 1775-1783, United States -- History Revolution, 1775-1783
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Baretti, Giuseppe Marco Antonio, 1719-1789; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed on t.p., v. 1: "John Adams July 1780" and "2 guineas."
Topics: English language -- Italian, Italian language -- English
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Pufendorf, Samuel, Freiherr von, 1632-1694; Kennett, Basil, 1674-1715, tr; Barbeyrac, Jean, 1674-1744; Carew, George, of Lincoln's Inn, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Includes index
Topics: Natural law, International law, Ethics
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Diodorus, Siculus; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Terrasson, Jean, 1670-1750, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894
Topic: History, Ancient
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Virgil; Servius, 4th cent. In Vergilii carmina commentarii. 1610; Fulgentius, Fabius Planciades; Philargyrius, Junius; Daniel, Pierre, 1530-1603; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Includes index
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Société typographique di Neuchâtel, publisher; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library); Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784; Alembert, Jean Le Rond d', 1717-1783; Pellet, J-L., publisher; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Issued with three more volumes, separately cataloged: Recueil de planches, por la nouvelle édition du Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, avec leur explication. Neufchâtel, Société typographique, 1779. Société typographique, 1779
Topic: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner. BRL; United States. Dept. of State; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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Topic: Government executives
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Playford, John, 1623-1686?; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Sternhold, Thomas, d. 1549; Hopkins, Nicholas, d. 1570; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Topics: Bible, Bible, Hymns, English, Psalms (Music)
Vol. 1 has a collective t.p.; each v. has its own t.p
Topics: History, Ancient, Humanities
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915, former owner
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Bound with 'Some Phases of Sexual Morality and Church Discipline,' which is separately cataloged. John Adams Library copy inscribed first leaf: "Deposited in the John Adams Library by C.F. Adams. Dec. 1891." No. 10 of 50 copies printed for private distribution.
Topics: Braintree (Mass.) -- History, Quincy (Mass.) -- History
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Locke, John, 1632-1704; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Desmaizeaux, Pierre, 1673?-1745, ed; Coste, Pierre, 1668-1747; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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The character of Mr. Locke. By Mr. Peter Coste.--The fundamental constitutions of Carolina.--A letter from a person of quality to his friend in the country.--Remarks upon some of Mr. Norris's books.--Elements of natural philosophy.--Some thoughts concerning reading and study.--Several letters to Anth. Collins Esq; and other persons.--Rules of a society
Topic: Philosophy
John Adams Library copy has signature removed from t.p. Added engraved t.p. with title: Herm. Witsii Aegyptiaca. Fifth word of title transliterated from Greek. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Topics: Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180, Lost tribes of Israel, Soldiers -- Rome, Egypt --...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner. BRL; United States. Dept. of State; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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Topic: Government executives
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Blackstone, William, Sir, 1723-1780; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams's signature on title page: "John Adams." V. 1. Of the rights of persons -- v. 2. Of the rights of things -- v. 3. Of private wrongs -- v. 4. Of public wrongs
Topics: Law -- Great Britain, Law -- Great Britain History, genealogy
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea, ca. 260-ca. 340; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Jerome, Saint, d. 419 or 20; Scaliger, Joseph Juste, 1540-1609; More, Alexander, 1616-1670; Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664, publisher; Hercules, Nicolaes, fl. 1655-1661, printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Brunet
Topic: Chronology, Historical
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Polybius; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Aeneas, Tacticus, 4th cent. B.C; Casaubon, Isaac, 1559-1614, tr; Gronovius, Jacobus, 1645-1716, ed; Janssonius van Waesberge, Johannes, fl. 1642-1681, publisher; Someren, Joannes van, publisher; Mathijsz, Severijn, printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy has separate advertisement inserted between p. 172-173, v. 1: printed business card (1 in. x 2 1/4 in.) reading "Geo. B. Bains & Sons, Manufacturers of Trunks, Bags and Satchels, 402 Market Street, Philadelphia." which has been removed and stored separately. t. 1. Historiarum libri V. E Polybii ... sexta-undecima historia excerpta. -- t. 2. E Polybii duodecima-septimadecima historia excerpta. Excerpta Legationum. Excerpta De virtutibus et vitiis. Fragmenta....
Topics: History, Ancient, Siege warfare
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Noel, François, 1755-1841; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Includes half t.p
Topics: French language, Latin language
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Coke, Edward, Sir, 1552-1634; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy has signatures removed from t.p.: likely both John Adams and Jeremiah Gridley, based on v. 2. Bookplate: "John Adams Libertatem amicitiam retinebis et fidem."
Topics: Law -- Great Britain, Treason -- Great Britain
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Adams, John, 1735-1826; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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ESTC
Topics: Constitutional history -- United States, Republics, Political science
Generally ascribed to Paul Aler (later adapted by various others) and based on an earlier work by another "Unus a Societate Jesu", titled: Synonymorum et epithetorum thesaurus (1652), later: Novus synonymorum, epithetorum et phrasium, seu elegantiarum poeticarum, thesaurus (1662). --cf.
Topics: Latin language -- Quantity, Latin language -- Synonyms and antonyms, Latin language -- Epithets
Includes index
Topics: Commerce, Weights and measures, Coinage, Exchange, Balance of trade
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Pufendorf, Samuel, Freiherr von, 1632-1694; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library) BRL
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Signatures: a-bc²A-7Q7R²
Topics: Natural law, Jus gentium (Roman law), International law, Natural law
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Great Britain. Court of King's Bench; Saunders, Edmund, Sir, d. 1683, reporter; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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Title in double line border
Topic: Law reports, digests, etc
T.p. printed in red and black
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French, French language, Latin language
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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"Notes" are separately paginated, following end of text at p. 200
Topic: Jesus Christ
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Marin, Pieter; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Holtrop, Jan, ed; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Huitième édition/corrigée de ses fautes, & augmentée de plus de la moitié par Jean Holtrop ... Précédés par deux listes alphabétiques: l'une des noms de baptême, & l'autre de ceux des païs, villes, fleuves, rivières, montagnes &c. qui différent le plus dans les deux langues ... Volume 2: Néder-Duitsch en Fransch woorden-boek : weleêr te saamengesteld (1773).
Topics: Dutch language -- Dictionaries, French, French language -- Dictionaries, Dutch
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Bodin, Jean, 1530-1596; Knolles, Richard, 1550?-1610; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Engraved t.p
Topics: Political science, State, The
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Comenius, Johann Amos, 1592-1670; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Courcelles, Etienne de, 1586-1659; Simon, Theodor, fl.ca. 1629-1649; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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T.p. printed in red and black. Includes index. Errata on p. 240.
Topics: Latin language, Greek language, French language
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Suidas (Lexicographer); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Portus, Aemilius, 1550-1614 or 15; Kuster, Ludolf, 1670-1716; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Greek and Latin in parallel columns. John Adams library copy contains signature on half title page, v. 1: "John Adams Paris Sept. 18. 1784"; signatures removed from v. 2-3.
Topic: Greek language -- Latin
John Adams Library copy inscribed on title page: "John Adams." Inscribed on first leaf: "85/"
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Topics: Agriculture, Tillage, Plows, Agricultural implements
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Rollin, Charles, 1661-1741; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Includes index
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Topic: History, Ancient
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Saxe, Maurice, comte de, 1696-1750; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Translated by Sir William Fawcett.-- cf. DNB
Topics: France. Armée, Military art and science
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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In English and Latin
Topics: Astronomy, Astronomy
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Plato; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598, ed; Serres, Jean de, 1540?-1598, tr; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner
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John Adams's signature on title page, v.1 : "John Adams." Signature on first leaf, v. 1: "John Quincy Adams." Inscribed on half t.p., v. 2: "Perrim."
Topic: Plato
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Sabellico, 1436?-1506; Bembo, Pietro, 1470-1547; Paruta, Paolo, 1540-1598; Morosini, Andrea, 1558-1618; Nani, Battista, 1616-1678; Foscarini, Michele, 1632-1692; Zeno, Apostolo, 1668-1750; Zeno, Pietro Caterino, 1666-1732; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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t. 1 Istorie veneziane latinamente scritte da Marcantonio Coccio Sabellico.--t. 2 Istorie veneziane latinamente scritte da Pietro cardinale Bembo.--t. 3-4 Istorie veneziane volgarmente scritte da Paolo Paruta.--t. 5-7 Istorie veneziane latinamente scritte dal senatore Andrea Morosini.--t. 8-9 Isoria della Repubblica veneta di Batista Nani.--t. 10 Istoria della Repubblica veneta di Michele Foscarini
Topic: Venice (Italy) -- History
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Morton, Thomas, 1575-1646; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 99-105)
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Topics: Morton, Thomas, 1575-1646, Indians of North America -- Massachusetts, Indians of North America --...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Baretti, Giuseppe Marco Antonio, 1719-1789; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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v. 1. English and Italian -- v. 2. Italiano ed inglese
Topics: English language -- Italian, Italian language -- English
T.p. printed in red and black
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French, French language, Latin language
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Thucydides; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Aubry, Jean, printer; Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598; Marnius, Claudius, d. 1610, printer; Portus, Aemilius, 1550-1614 or 15, commentator; Portus, Franciscus, 1511-1581, commentator; Valla, Lorenzo, 1406-1457; Wechel, Andreas, d. 1581 printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed: former owner's signature crossed out. John Adams Library copy inscribed: "J.Q. Adams."
Topic: Greece -- History Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C. Early works to 1800
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner. BRL; United States. Dept. of State; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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Topic: Government executives
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Court de Gébelin, Antoine, 1725-1784; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library); Marillier, Clément Pierre, 1740-1808; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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[T. I] Plan général. Allégories orientales (with special t.-p.) 1777.--[t. II] Grammaire universelle. 1778.--[t. III] Origine du langage et de l'écriture. Lettre a l'auteur anonyme de deux prétendus extraits insérés dans le Journal des savans des mois de nov. & dec. 1773, pub. contre le Plan général et raisonné du monde primitif ... et contre les Allégories orientales ... (with special t.-p.) 1775-81.--[t. IV] Histoire civile, religieuse et allégorique du calendrier ......
Topics: Language and languages, French language -- Etymology, Language -- History, Grammar, Comparative and...
John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library
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Topic: Illuminati
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Société typographique di Neuchâtel, publisher; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784; Alembert, Jean Le Rond d', 1717-1783; Pellet, J-L., publisher; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Issued with three more volumes, separately cataloged: Recueil de planches, por la nouvelle édition du Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, avec leur explication. Neufchâtel, Société typographique, 1779. Société typographique, 1779
Topic: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French
T.p. printed in red and black
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French, French language, Latin language
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Petronius Arbiter; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Lundorp, Michael Caspar, ca. 1580-1629; Goldast, Melchior, 1578-1635; Schleich, Clemens, fl. 1619-1628; Heredes Andreae Wecheli; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Gridley, Jeremiah, 1702-1767, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed [and crossed through] on t.p.: "Jer Gridley." John Adams's signature on title page: "John Adams" and "Liber Guilholmi Griffithii Anglo Britanni, Artium Magistri, & Notary Publici; Homi in Surcia impestus quatuor solicis Prichio Non Novems 1664." Minor annotations.
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by L'Hospital, marquis de (Guillaume François Antoine), 1661-1704; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Paulian, Aimé-Henri, 1722-1801; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed on half t.p.: "J.Q. Adams" in John Adams's hand. John Adams Library copy contains significant annotations in Adams's hand. Transcriptions of handwritten annotations available from Boston Public Library, Rare Books & Manuscripts Department.
Topics: Differential calculus, Mathematics
ESTC
Topic: English poetry -- History and criticism
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed on first leaf: [table of months and numbers].
Topic: Russia -- Politics and government 1689-1801 Periodicals
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Court de Gébelin, Antoine, 1725-1784; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Marillier, Clément Pierre, 1740-1808; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy contains significant annotations in Adams's hand. Transcriptions of handwritten annotations available from Boston Public Library, Rare Books & Manuscripts Department. [T. I] Plan général. Allégories orientales (with special t.-p.) 1777.--[t. II] Grammaire universelle. 1778.--[t. III] Origine du langage et de l'écriture. Lettre a l'auteur anonyme de deux prétendus extraits insérés dans le Journal des savans des mois de nov. & dec. 1773, pub. contre le Plan...
Topics: Language and languages, French language -- Etymology, Language -- History, Grammar, Comparative and...
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by United States; Swift, Zephaniah, 1759-1823. Index to the laws of the United States of America; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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Acts of the 1st-4th Congresses
Topics: Law, Session laws
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Domat, Jean, 1625-1696; Héricourt, Louis de, 1687-1752; Bouchevret, M. de (Benoît); Berroyer, Claude, 1655-1735; Chevalier, -----; Jouy, Louis-François de, 1714-1771; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library (John Adams Library) BRL
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Printed marginalia
Topics: Civil law, Administrative law, Roman law